Omics-Guided Advancement in Plant Immunity

A special issue of Life (ISSN 2075-1729). This special issue belongs to the section "Plant Science".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (29 January 2024) | Viewed by 205

Special Issue Editors

Department of Biology, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS 38677, USA
Interests: transcriptomics; proteomics; metabolomics; bioinformatics; plant stress response; guard cell immunity
Dr. Wei Zhu
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Guest Editor
The Institute of Basic Medicine and Cancer, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hangzhou 310000, China
Interests: proteomics; metabolomics; plant stress response; medicinal plants
Dr. Chuwei Lin
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Guest Editor
Genome Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
Interests: proteomics; drug mechanism of action; cancer research

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

In the face of intensifying climate change, plants serve as the first line of defense, and hence, it is crucial to study their immune mechanisms. The precision of omics technologies has markedly improved over the past several decades, providing a robust tool for investigating the multidimensional changes produced in plants under stress. Moreover, understanding the molecular functions involved in plant immunity can aid in human interventions designed to enhance plant resilience to short-term threats. The employment of bioengineering techniques can also improve plants' capabilities to cope with climate change. Therefore, we posit that utilizing omics technologies to delve into the pathways of plant immunity is of paramount importance in the human response to climate change.

Dr. Qijie Guan
Dr. Wei Zhu
Dr. Chuwei Lin
Guest Editors

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  • plant immunity
  • metabolomics
  • proteomics
  • transcriptomics
  • plant stress response
  • plant–microbe interactions
  • stress tolerance

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